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Travel + Leisure's world's best islands

Bioluminescent plankton create stunning glowing colors in the Maldives.Shutterstock/PawelG Photo<p>Travel + Leisure just released its World's Best Awards, ranking the top hotels, airports, airlines, cities, and islands from around the world.<p>To create their list of the world's best islands, the company …

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10 Adventurous Digs That Totally Beat A Hotel Room

<b>By Hannah Martin for Architectural Digest.</b><p>Make your next trip something truly out of the ordinary with our roundup of offbeat travel accommodations, including tepees in Texas and tree houses in Sweden.<p><i>(photo: Nick Simonite)</i><p>El Cosmico, a quirky campground in the desert of Marfa, Texas, offers a …

Oscars 2015: The Academy Awards explained

The 2015 Academy Awards are taking place in Los Angeles on Sunday.<p>But how much do we really know about the Oscars?<p>The BBC's Will Gompertz explains all, including, who 'Oscar' is.<p><i>Video Journalist: Dan Curtis. Producer: Rebecca Donovan.</i><p><i>Images courtesy Thinkstock and Getty. Archive footage courtesy of</i> …

10 Vacation Rentals That Are Way Cooler Than Hotels

You can find anything on the Internet these days--including some totally awesome places to stay on vacation. Skip the hotel and book a stay in one of these ten unconventional vacation rentals around the world.<p><b>A Seashell in Isla Mujeres, Mexico</b><p>Gaudí-esque architecture? Sweeping ocean views? Private …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.


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Articles about 7 fantastic backyard buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer …